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as the Showers upon the Il So shall My Word,be that goe Grass.

eth forth out of my Mouth : it holl

not return unto me void, but it shall ACCOMPLISH that which I please, and it shall PROSPER in che Thing whereto I sent it. 3

d Because I will PUB d Psal. Ixviii. 32 Sing unto God, lish the Name of the Lord: ye Kingdoms of the Earth : O fing

PRAISES unto the LORD. ASCRIBE ye GREATNESS un 33 To him that rideth upon che to our God.

HEAVEN OF HEAVENS, which were of old ; lo, he doth send out his

Voice, and that a MIGHTY VOICE. 34 ASCRIBE ye STRENGTH unto God : his EXCELLENCY is over Israel, and his STRENGTH is in the CLOUDS.

Psal. xcvi. 3 Declase his Glory among the Heathen, his WONDERS among all People.


s For all the Gods of the Nations are Idols : but the LORD MADE the HEAVENS.

6 HONOUR and MAJESTY are before him : STRENGTH and Beauty are in his SANCTUARY

Psal. cxlv. 3 Great is the Lord, and GREATLY to be PRAISED ; and his GREATNESS is UNSEARCHABLE.

4 One Generation shall praise thy Works to another, and fhall declare thy MIGHTY ACTS.

s I will speak of the glorious HONOUR of thy MAJESTY, and of thy wonDROUS Works.

6 And Men shall speak of the Might of thy TERRIBLE ACTS : and I will DECLARE thy GREATNESS,

1 They hall speak of the GLORY of thy KINGDOM, and talk of thy Power

12 To make knowo to the Sons of Men his MIGHTY ACTs, and the gloxrous MAJESTY of his KINGDOM,


4 * He is the Rock, his e Psal. Ixii. s My Soul, wait thou WORK IS PERFECT : for all only upon God: tor'my Expe&ation

is from him. his Ways are JUDGMENT : 6 He only is my Rock and my a God of TRUTH, and with. Salvation; he is my DEFENCE ; I out Iniquity, Just and RIGHT

shall not be moved.

7 In God is my SALVATION and my is he.

GLORY : the Rock of my STRENGTH, 5 They have corrupted and my Refuge is in Gov. themselves, their Spot is not in RIGHTEOUSNESS.

Isa. xxxii, 1 A KING shall R EIGN the Spot of his Children: they 2 And a Man shall be as an are a perverse and crooked HIDING-PLACE from

the Wind, and a

Covert from the TEMPEST : as Rio Generation.

VERS of Water in a DRY PLACE, as 6 Do ye thus requite the the Shadow of a great Rock in a Lord, O foolish People and WEARY LAND. unwise? is not he thy Father in PERFECT PEACE, whose Mind is

Ifa. xxvi. 3 Thou wilt keep him that hath bought thee? hath


he not made thee, and esta- STAYED on thee : because he TRUSTblished thee?

ETH in thee,

4 TRUST ye in the LORD for EVER: 7 Remember the Days of for in the LORD JEHOVAH is old, consider the Years of EVERLASTING STRENGTH. many Generations : ask thy Father, and he will shew thee, thy Elders, and they will tell thee. 8 When the most High

* Aas xvii. 24 God that made the divided to the Nations their world, and all things therein, seeInheritance, when he SEPA- ing that he is Lord of Heaven and Rated the Sons of Adam, with Hands :

Earth, dwelleth not in Temples made he set the Bounds of the Peo 25 Neither is worshipped with ple according to the Number Mens Hands, as though he NEEDED of the Children of Israel.

any thing seeing he giveth to all

Life, and BREATH, and all Things ; 9 For the Lord's Portion 26 And hath made of one BLOOD is his People : Jacob is the all Nations of Men, for to dwell on

all the Face of the Earth, and hath Lot of his Inheritance.

DETERMINED the Times before appointed, and the Bounds of their HABITATION :

27 That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us : 28 For in him we LIVE, and MOVE, and have our Being.

jo s He found him in a & Jer. ii. 2 Go, and cry in the desert Land, and in the waste Ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus faith

the LORD, I remember thee, the Kindhowling Wilderness : he led ness of thy YOUTH, the Love of thine him about, he instructed him, Espousals, when thou wenteft after

me in the Wilderness, in a Land that he kept him as the Apple of

was not sown. his Eye.

1 h As an Eagle stirreth Psal. xci. 2 I will say of the up her Nest, fluttereth over LORD, He is my REFUGE and my

FORTRESS : my God, in him will í her Young, SPREADETH abroad her WINGS, taketh 4 He shall cover thee with his them, beareth them on her Feathers, and under his WINGS shalt

thou TRUST : his TRUTH shall be thy Wings.

SHIELD and BUCKLER. 12 So the Lord alone did s Thou Malt not bc AFRAID for lead him, and there was no

the Terror by Night : nor for the

Arrow that flieth by Day: strange God with him.

6 Nor for the peftilence that walk13 He made him ride on eth in Darkness : nor for the De

ftru&ion that wasteth at Noon-day. the high Places of the Earth,

7 A Thousand shall fall at thy that he might eat the Increase side, and Ten thousand at thy Right of the Fields.

Hand: but it shall not come nigh

thee. 15 But Jeshurun waxed

8 Only with thine Eyes shalt thou fat, and kicked : thou art behold, and see the Reward of the waxen fat, thou art grown


9 Because thou haft made the LORD thick, thou art covered with



Fatness ; then he forsook which is my REFUGE, even the most God which made him, and

High, thy Habitation :

10 There shall no EVIL BEFAL thee, lightly esteemed the Rock of neither fhall any Plague come nigh his Salvation.

thy Dwelling

Marib. xxiv. 37 O JERUSALEM, JE16 They provoked him to

RUSALEM, thou that killeít che Pro. Jealousy with strange Gods, hets, and stoneft them which are with Abominations provoked fent unto thee, how often would I

have GATHERED thy Childien togethey him to Anger.

ther, even as a Hen gathereth her Chickens under her Wings, and ye would not !

17 i They SACRIFICED '1 Cor. x. 20 The Things which unto Devils, not to God; the GENTILES facrifice, they sacar

FICE to Davils, and not to God. to Gods whom they knew not, to new Gods that came newly up, whom your Fathers feared not.

18 Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and haft forgotten God that formed thee.

19 And when the Lord saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of his Sons, and of his Daughters.

20 And he said, I will hide my Face from them, I will see what their End shall be : for they are a very froward Generation, Children in whom is no Faith. 21 They have MOVED

Rom. 8. 19 Moses saith, I will me to JEALOUSY with that provoke you to Jealousy by them which is not God, they have that are no people, and ty a foolish

Nation I will ANGER you. PROVOKED me to ANGER with their VANITIES : and I will move them to JEALOUSY with those which are not a People, I will provoke them to Anger with a foolish Nation.

22 For a Fire is kindled in my Anger, and shall burn unto the lowest Hell, and shall consume the Earth with her Increase, and set on fire the Foundations of the Mountains.

23 I will heap Mischiefs upon them, I will spend mine Arrows upon them.

24 They shall be burnt with Hunger, and devoured with burning Heat, and with bitter Destruction: I will also send the Teeth of Beasts upon them, with the Poison of Serpents of the Dust.

25 The Sword without, and Terror within Thall destroy both the young Man and the Virgin, the Suckling also with the Man of gray Hairs,

26 I said, I would scatter them into Corners, I would make the Remembrance of them to cease from among Men:

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27 Were it not that I feared the Wrath of the Enemy, left their Adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and left they should say, Our Hand is high, and the LORD hath hot done all this.

28 For they are a Nation void of Counsel, neither is there any Understanding in them. .

29 10 that they were ' Ecclef. xi. & If a Man live many wise, that they understood Years, and rejoyce in them all ; yet this, that they would consi- let him seħember the Days of

Darkness, for they thall be many. Der their LATTER END!

All that cometh is VANITY. 30 How should one chase 9 Rejoyce, O YOUNG MAN, in thy á Thousand, and two put in the Days of thy Youth, and walk

Your, and let thy Heart cheer thee Ten thousand to fight, ex- in the ways of thy Heart, and in the cept their Rock had fold Sight of thine Eyes : but know thou, them, and the Lord had that for all these THINGS GOD will

bring thee into JUDGMENT shut them up.

Pjal. xixix. 4 LORD, make me to 31 For their Rock is ñot know mine End, and the MEASURE as our Rock, even our Ene- of my Days, what it is : that I may

know how FRAIL I am. mies themselves being Jud s Behold, thou baft made my ges.

Days as an HAND-BREADTH, and minc 32 For their Vine is of the sily every Man at his best State is

Age is as NOTHING before thee : veVine of Sodom, and of the aliogether VANITY. Fields of Gomorrah : their P/al. Ixxxi. 13 O that my People

had HEARKNED unto me, and Israel Grapes are Grapes of Gall, had WALKED in my Ways! their Clusters are bitter.

33 Their Wine is the Poison of Dragons, and the cruel Venom of Alps.

34 Is not this laid up in Store with me, and sealed up among my Treasures?

35 To me belongeth Vengeance and Recompence, their Foot shall slide in due time : for the Day of their Calamity is at hand, and the Things that shall come upon them make hafte.

36 For the LORD shall judge his people, and repent himfelf for his Servants; when he feeth that their Power is gone, and there is none snut up, or left.

37 And he shall say, Where are their Gods, their Rock in whom they trusted?

38 Let them tise up and help you, and be your Prote{tion.

39 See now that I, even I am be, and there is no God with me : I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my Hand.

40 For I lift up my Hand to Heaven, and say, I live for ever.

41 If I whet my glittering Sword, and mine Hand take hold on Judgment; I will render Vengeance to mine Enemies, and will reward them that hate me.

42 I will make mine Arrows drunk with Blood (and my Sword shall devour Flesh) and that with the Blood of the Slain, and of the Captives, from the Beginning of Revenges upon the Enemy.

43 m Re JOYCE, Oye Na Rem. xv. 8 JESUS CHRIST was a tions, with his People : for Truth of God, to CONFIRM the Pro

Minifter of the Circumcision for the he will avenge the Blood of mises inade unto the Fathers : his Servants, and will render . And that the GENTILES might VENGEANCE to his Adver- GLORIFY God for his Mercy; as it is

written, For this Cause I will confess saries, and will be merciful to the among the Gentiles and SING unto his Land, and to his unto thy NAME. People.

10 and again he saith, REJOYCE

ye GENTILES with his PEOPLE 44 And Moses came and !! And again, PRAISE the LORD spake all the Words of this all ye GENTILES, and laud him all

ye People. Song in the Ears of the People, he and Hofhea..

45 And Moses made an end of speaking all these Words to all Israel :

46 And he said unto them, Set your Hearts urto all the Words which I testify among you this Day; which ye shall command your CHILDREN to observe to do, all the Words of this Law.

47 For it is not a vain Thing for you : because it is your Life ; and through this Thing ye shall prolong your Days in the Land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.

48 And the LORD spake unto Moses that felf-fame Day, saying,

49 Get thee up into this Mountain Abarim, unto Mount Nebo, which is in the Land of Moab, that is over against Jericho ; and behold, the Land of Canaan, which I give unto the Children of Israel for a Poflession.

50 And die in the Mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy People ; as Aaron thy Brother died in Mount Hor, and was gathered unto his People :

51 Because ye trespafled against me among the Children of Israel, at the Waters of Meribah Kadesh, in the Wilderness of Zin ; because ye sanctified me not in the midst of the Children of Israel.

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